#twitterlygaming - Theresa May, the Liberal Democrats and a fish

#twitterlygaming - Theresa May, the Liberal Democrats and a fish

Friday, June 2, 2017 Posted by Sam Cooke
We picked out some of the best social media from those in and around the industry in the last seven days

It’s been a somewhat rocky week of news for those in and around the gambling industry. Those with an avid football interest were somewhat amused and/or enamoured (depending on their allegiances) by Arsene Wenger signing a new two year contract with the club. Elsewhere, we’re edging ever closer to the Snap Election called by Theresa May and her continued absence from television debates has caused fascinating fluctuations in the betting markets as we fast approach the big day in UK politics.


Although the Conservative party and Theresa May still remain favourites in many books, Guy Harding, Head of Commercial at Oddschecker has revealed a surprise mover in the markets after one brave soul placed £2,000 on Boris Johnson to become the next UK Prime Minister. Harding outlines the movement in odds as a result:

 

Meanwhile, Mike Smithson, Political gambler and expert continues to post informatively about each party’s chances of winning. His latest theory doesn’t look particularly bright for current Prime Minister Theresa May as he suggests she may well have scuppered her chances come next week:  

If there’s one party that has seemingly done more damage than good it appears the Liberal Democrats have done very little to win the affections of the British public. Betfair Exchange has revealed that the party has now hit all time low in trading:

 

As always, when there’s something serious going on in the world of politics: be it US, UK or elsewhere, Paddy Power has something witty up its sleeve. Whilst last week we saw “How Trump are you?”, the firm has this week unleashed their latest piece upon the world. It’s fairly amusing, too, with users able to slap any UK politician of their liking with a fish:

Away from the wonderful world of politics, and Eoin Rayner of BetVictor has thrown a proverbial cat amongst the pigeons with this audacious prediction that SkyBet and PPBF may well join forces in the near future:

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